Tuesday, November 15, 2016

"Redmond Lights" Annual Winter Festival

Image result for winter lights redmond imageREDMOND, WA - The City of Redmond presents Redmond Lights, its annual Winter Festival, on Saturday, December 3 from 4:00–8:00 pm. The event brings community together to experience light displays, performances, and activities that celebrate the magic of the winter season and the City’s cultural diversity. 
Starting at 4 pm at the Redmond City Hall Campus, attendees will enjoy highlights such as lantern making, watching light performer Kingsley Casayuran, and collecting their signature Experience Redmond light blinkers (while supplies last). Mayor Marchione, along with special guests, will then light the campus oak tree, before departing on the enchanting luminary walk to Redmond Town Center.
During the walk down the Redmond Central Connector visitors will take in the sights and sounds of returning favorites such as Japanese Taiko drummers, fire twirlers, and Keith Highlanders Pipe Band, and enjoy eye-catching new light installations by four featured local artists.

The luminary walk ends, but the entertainment continues at Redmond Town Center, with an outdoor skating rink, kids’ activities, free holiday carousel rides and more. After 8 pm, visit select downtown restaurants and businesses who will be offering special pricing and discounts for the We Dig Downtown After Party.
Start the day early by shopping at the Redmond Lights Holiday Market at the Redmond Senior Center, 12 pm -6 pm, featuring unique gifts by local artists.  
Parking is available at Redmond Town Center or City Hall Parking garage. A free shuttle runs that day between both locations from 3:30–8:30 pm. For more information about Redmond Lights visit www.redmondlights.com.
For questions and more information contact Lisa Maher, Communications Manager, at lmaher@redmond.gov or 425-556-2427. This press release is available on www.redmond.gov

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